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Dairy Newsletter - 12th December 2008

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* This Week's Feature Articles

We have 5 new features this week:

Prevent. Capture. Release. Recycle: Solving GHG Emissions
Efforts to reduce livestock greenhouse gas emissions are being made worldwide, but understanding the effects these changes are really having is more difficult to comprehend than might be initially perceived, writes Adam Anson for TheCattleSite.
Compost Bedded Pack Barns for Dairy Cows
Dairy housing systems have a substantial impact on the overall health and longevity of dairy cattle. By Marcia I. Endres, Kevin A. Janni and published in Extension
Do You Know When Your Cows Will Calve Next Spring?
Instead of reactionary decisions, reproductive patterns and cow production are monitored and utilized as part of a management plan, writes Kris Ringwall, Beef Specialist at the North Dakota State University Extension Service.
USDA Dairy and Products Annual Reports 2008
This article provides the dairy and cattle industry data from the USDA FAS Dairy and Products Annual 2008 reports. This week's reports are for Mexico and the Philippines.
World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates - December 2008
Overall meat production forecasts in the US have been lowered compared to last month, according to the latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) from the United States Department of Agriculture.
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* Global Dairy Cattle Industry News

   General

 » BSE NEWS: FSA Advises UK to Increase Testing Age
 » BLUETONGUE: EU Allow Preemptive Vaccination

   Israel

 » Fattening Up on the Peel of Pomegranates

   Australia

 » Future Beef Reasearch: A Glimpse Round the Future
 » Weekly Australian Cattle Summary

   Venezuela

 » Land Takeovers in Venezuela Threaten Dairy Supply
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   United States

 » Identification System Forced on Producers
 » $500 Million Bio Agri-Defence Facility Sited for Kansas
 » Minnesota Develops Online Feed Cost Calculator
 » North Dakota Animal Tests Positive for Bovine TB
 » Potential Benefits for Ethanol and Feed
 » FDA U-turn on Animal Antibiotic Ban
 » Vermont Farmers Bow to the Power of the Cow
 » Weekly Roberts Report
 » Weekly Outlook: Are Crops Undervalued?
 » Weekly Cattle Outlook: Recession in U.S. Economy Continues
 » In The Cattle Markets

   United Kingdom

 » Organic Market Under Pressure From Local Food
 » TB Battle Begins in Wales
 » Defra: Contingency Plan for Exotic Animal Diseases
 » Trouble Looms as Arla Wades into Slowing Economy
 » New Portable Test Enables Disease Protection On Site
 » Cause for Concern: Lack of Timescale on TB Strategy
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   New Zealand

 » Best Farm Forward In Dairy Awards
 » More Animal Welfare Resources Called for

   Mongolia

 » Grasslands of the Steppes Bring Hope to Grazers

   Finland

 » Spring Peak in Dairy Pasture Nitrogen Losses

   Ireland

 » Input Expenses Trouble Irish Dairies
 » New Farm Safety Action Plan Launched

   Denmark

 » Animal Behaviour Gets Danish Attention
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